People dancing in the streets across US as Joe Bidens wins election

People at Central Park react as media announce that Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden has won the 2020 U.S. presidential election (Picture: Reuters)

Huge cheers and celebrations erupted on the streets of major US cities within minutes of Joe Biden being announced as the next president.

The news was greeted with wild celebrations by Democrat supporters who have been following every twist and turn of the election count.

People have been seen dancing in Black Lives Matter plaza in Washington DC while loud cheers could be heard across New York City.

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